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Vermont Covered Bridge (Original Location)

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Vermont Covered Bridge (Original Location)

Photo courtesy of Howard County Historical Society

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BH Photo #538465

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Description 

Site in now under the waters of Wildcat Creek Reservoir. The bridge was disassembled in 1958 and moved to Highland Park, in Kokomo, Indiana.

Some of this information may be from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Smith through truss bridge over Wild Cat Creek on CR N 500 E
Location
Howard County, Indiana
Status
In storage or disassembled
History
Built in 1875 by Smith Bridge Company; Moved in 1958 to Highland Park, in Kokomo, Indiana.
Builder
- Smith Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Smith through truss double
10 panel truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 98.0 ft.
Total length: 117.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.49186, -86.03200   (decimal degrees)
40°29'31" N, 86°01'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/582032/4482801 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99987 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 8, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

  • Stewart Edwin Beitler - stubear0430 [at] gmail [dot] com